Welcome to UW-Madison’s Pressbooks network. As of September 2018, this network is hosted by PressbooksEDU and administered by DoIT Academic Technology’s Learn@UW Madison service.

What is Pressbooks?

Pressbooks is simple book production software. You can use Pressbooks to publish textbooks, scholarly monographs, syllabi, fiction and non-fiction books, white papers, and more in multiple formats including:

  • MOBI (for Kindle ebooks)
  • EPUB (for all other ebookstores)
  • designed PDF (for print-on-demand and digital distribution)

Pressbooks is used by educational institutions around the world as well as authors and publishers. The Pressbooks software is free and open-source and is built on top of the popular web-publishing tool WordPress.

For more information about Pressbooks, see here.